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Goal Day -- August

Saturday, August 01, 2015      6 comments

July goals revisited: Lose 5% of body weight (9.93 lbs) -- oops, too much riotous living Walk 100 miles emoticonRead more

Catching Up

Tuesday, July 21, 2015      5 comments

Spent a glorious Friday with good friends in Bryce Canyon National Park -- had an absolutely delicious breakfast on Saturday morning before heading our separate directions to home! Then the calamity --- we lost a u-joint/yoke seal on the left f... Read more

Reset Day

Saturday, July 11, 2015      4 comments

Was a total couch potato yesterday, wallowing in self pity about all life issues -- epiphany: my problems are absolutely nothing compared to a friend who is undergoing massive chemo at stage 4 cancer, flooding and devastation in towns in the mi... Read more

Row, Row, Row

Saturday, July 04, 2015      4 comments

Have advanced to 5 minutes on the rowing machine --- feeling accomplished!!... Read more

Hello July

Wednesday, July 01, 2015      7 comments

Our July was ushered in on the heels of a mini thunderstorm last night -- thunder, lightning and wind galore!!! It was awesome!!! Goals for this month are: Lose 5% of body weight (9.93 lbs) Walk 100 miles Read 3 books (more if I can)... Read more

Making Progress

Sunday, June 28, 2015      5 comments

Made it to 3.5 minutes today on the rower. My hubby is at 23 minutes per sitting ..... I will get there one day!... Read more


Friday, June 26, 2015      7 comments

I have decided to add rowing to my daily exercise routine --- so, today I took my phone w/stopwatch feature to the rowing machine in the basement and rowed for as long as I could .... 1:54:95 HAHAHA Okay, it might not be much, but it is a st... Read more


Thursday, June 25, 2015      5 comments

I love to raise my hand when volunteers are needed --- so, if you can't run a marathon, do the next best thing and volunteer. GOAL (Get Out and Live) had a special event last night for the 1800 volunteers of the Ogden Marathon -- it was a fun t... Read more


Monday, June 22, 2015      3 comments

Yesterday was not only Father's Day (hope all the fathers had a wonderful celebration) and my 14th wedding anniversary (so very happy that God sent this man to me), it was the first day of SUMMER! Weather here in Utah has been a bit strange thi... Read more


Monday, June 01, 2015      3 comments

WOW time is moving at warp speed it seems --- 5 months of this year gone already! So, time to set new goals. First -- very proud of myself as I have finally attained ONEderland and I walked 100.6 miles in May. June Goals Reach mini g... Read more

Going Raw

Saturday, May 16, 2015      6 comments

I have begun to look at trying to be as 'raw' as possible with my intake in every category, so .... cousin suggested a new vitamin called Vitamin Code 50 & Wiser Women. Have been taking for one week and have to say I feel I have so much more en... Read more

Happy May Day

Friday, May 01, 2015      3 comments

Goals for this month: Spend at least 30 minutes per day with the Lord Drink at least 8 glasses of water Replace one meal each day with a smoothie (mostly green smoothie) Eat at least 5 fruits/veggies per day Walk at least 7000 steps... Read more

Saying Goodbye to April

Thursday, April 30, 2015      4 comments

Wild ride this month has been: Snowed three times, son-in-law was home on mid-tour leave, cousin/her hubby visited us for a week and .... I have bladder prolapse but will learn kegel exercises to try and rebuild some strength in that little 'ha... Read more

Bit Anxious

Monday, April 27, 2015      5 comments

this morning ... have a cervical prolapse consult appointment. Not an uncommon thing for women of my age I am told but ... leaving it all in God's hands!... Read more

Diabetes Summit

Sunday, April 12, 2015      4 comments

Recently attended a Diabetes Summit and learned more than I wanted to know about this disease. Here are some highlights of what I learned: Bacteria in the gut controls the brain -- need healthy environment there so -- a forkful of probiot... Read more

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